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Lunch Break Dates

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Have you ever seen someone scarf down his or her lunch as fast as possible and then tear open a novel with a motion and look of absolute eagerness? That’s me. Nearly every day.Continue Reading
It's pretty simple, eh? When we were kids, this was the story formula we followed. When we're with kids and they are begging us to tell them a story, this is the story formula we follow. So why don't we follow this story formula when we're writing?Continue Reading
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Podcasts

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My best friend and my husband are both nerds. They listen to nerdy podcasts about video games and technology. I tried out a few of their favourite podcasts but didn't fall in love. And then... I stumbled upon a collection of book podcasts. It's my own kind of nerdy.Continue Reading
It's amazing how life happens, isn't it? So much can happen so quickly. In the past year I have started dating a guy, become engaged, gotten married, moved, sold my car, started a new job, gone to two funerals, gone on two road trips, flown to the Caribbean and back, and started using an e-reader for the first time.Continue Reading
Do you like talking with people about the books you read? My boyfriend lent me his favourite book a couple of months ago, and then when I liked it, bought me the second in the series for my birthday. They were great reads! An intriguing storyline, interesting characters, and a backwards timeline that makes you want to keep reading to figure out how the main character ended up where he is.Continue Reading